Adelaide Productions

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Adelaide Productions
FateClosed and merged into Sony Pictures Animation
FoundedApril 12, 1993; 26 years ago (April 12, 1993)
DefunctJanuary 24, 2019; 8 months ago (January 24, 2019)
ProductsAnimated television series
ParentSony Pictures Television
(Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Adelaide Productions was a television animation division of Sony Pictures Television that was founded on April 12, 1993, by Columbia Pictures Television[1] and was incorporated seven days later.[2] It has also been titled Columbia TriStar Animation and Columbia TriStar Children's Television. Adelaide Productions was shut down on January 24, 2019, and has merged into Sony Pictures Animation.


Title Creator/
Years Network Notes
Jumanji Chris Van Allsburg 1996–1999 UPN (1996-1998)
BKN (1998-1999)
Co-produced with Interscope Communications and Teitler Film; based on the 1995 film by TriStar Pictures and the book by Chris Van Allsburg
Project G.e.e.K.e.R. Doug TenNapel
Doug Langdale
1996 CBS Co-produced with Doug²
Extreme Ghostbusters Jeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1997 Syndication Sequel to The Real Ghostbusters
Men in Black: The Series Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1997–2001 Kids' WB Co-produced with Amblin Entertainment; based on the 1997 film by Columbia Pictures and the Malibu comic by Lowell Cunningham
Channel Umptee-3 Chris Headrick
Don Jurwich
1997–1998 Co-produced by Act III Television and Enchanté George; executive produced by live-action TV veteran Norman Lear
Godzilla: The Series Jeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1998–2000 Fox Kids Co-produced with Toho and Centropolis Television; based on the 1998 film by TriStar Pictures
Dilbert Scott Adams
Larry Charles
1999–2000 UPN Co-produced with Idbox and United Media; with overseas work done by Rough Draft Studios and Yeson Animation Studios; based on the comic strip by Scott Adams
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles Richard Raynis
Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
Syndication Co-produced with Verhoeven-Marshall, Foundation Imaging, Hyper Image, Rainbow Studios, and Flat Earth Productions; based on the 1997 film by TriStar Pictures and the novel Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein; also known as Starship Troopers: The Series.
Dragon Tales Ron Rodecker
Jim Coane
1999–2005 PBS Kids Co-produced with Children's Television Workshop (season 1) and Sesame Workshop (seasons 2-3).
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot Frank Miller
Geof Darrow
Duane Capizzi
1999–2001 Fox Kids Co-produced with Dark Horse Entertainment; based on the comic book by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow.
Max Steel Greg Weisman
Jeff Kline
2000–2002 Kids' WB (seasons 1 and 2)
Cartoon Network (season 3)
Co-produced with Foundation Imaging (season 1), Mainframe Entertainment (seasons 2 and 3), and Netter Digital Animation; based on the toyline by Mattel.
Sammy David Spade
Drake Sather
2000 NBC Co-produced with Brad Grey Television and Desert Rat Productions.
Jackie Chan Adventures John Rogers
Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
2000–2005 Kids' WB Co-produced with The JC Group and Blue Train Entertainment.
Heavy Gear: The Animated Series Mark Seidenberg
Mark Hoffmeier
Richard Raynis
2001–2002 Syndication Co-produced with Mainframe Entertainment, Dream Pod 9, and Paradox Entertainment; based on the video game by Pierre Ouelled and Dream Pod 9, licensed by Paradox Entertainment.
Harold and the Purple Crayon Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
HBO Based on the book by Crockett Johnson.
Lenore, the Cute Little Dead Girl Roman Dirge 2002 ScreenBlast Based on the comics by Roman Dirge and the poem by Edgar Allan Poe.
Phantom Investigators Stephen Holman
Josephine T. Huang
Kids' WB Co-produced with (W)Holesome Products, Inc.
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Brian Michael Bendis
Morgan Gendel
Marsha Griffin
2003 MTV Co-produced by Mainframe Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment.
Stuart Little E. B. White (characters) HBO Co-produced by Red Wagon Entertainment; based on the films by Columbia Pictures and the characters by E. B. White.
Astro Boy Osamu Tezuka 2003–2004 Kids' WB
Cartoon Network
Co-produced by Tezuka Productions for the American version; based on the characters by Osamu Tezuka.
The Boondocks Aaron McGruder 2005–2014 Adult Swim Co-produced with Rebel Base Productions; based on the comic strip by Aaron McGruder.
The Spectacular Spider-Man Stan Lee
Steve Ditko
Victor Cook
Greg Weisman
2008–2009 Kids' WB! (season 1)
Disney XD (season 2)
Co-produced by Marvel Entertainment and Culver Entertainment.
Sit Down, Shut Up Mitchell Hurwitz 2009 Fox co-produced by Tantamount Studios, ITV Studios, and 20th Century Fox Television; remake of the original Australian 2001 series of the same name.

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  1. ^ ADELAIDE PRODUCTIONS, INC., Retrieved on 31 March 2015
  2. ^ ADELAIDE PRODUCTIONS, INC., Retrieved on 31 March 2015

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